In the near future, Windows 11 will get a number of new interesting features. They have already been revealed in build 23506. The significant updates will receive the “Power” section in the “Settings” application, so Windows 11 now shows you battery usage per app. In addition, Build 23506 showcases a new OOBE screen, a new Program Compatibility Assistant, improvements to Auto Color Management, and plugin support for Windows Copilot. Continue reading “How to enable battery usage per app in Windows 11”
To troubleshoot unexpected device shutdown issues, we usually start by checking if the “Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power” option is enabled in the device properties on the Power Management tab. However, be aware that you may encounter a different problem even in this scenario. The Power Management tab itself may be missing. Continue reading “Power Management is missing in Device Properties on Windows”
You can change the screen off time in Windows 11 if you are not happy with the default idle time of 30 minutes. Idle means no input or mouse interaction by the user. This parameter can be personalized and adjusted to meet specific needs. For example, reduce it to save battery on your laptop. Continue reading “How to change the screen off time on Windows 11”
You may be surprised to learn that you can enable hidden Power Settings in Windows 10. By default, there are two primary and one secondary power plans available in Windows 8.1 and 10. The main ones are “Balanced” and “High performance”. There is also the additional one is “Power Saver”. Continue reading “How to Enable Hidden Power Settings in Windows 10”
In 2012, Microsoft introduced Modern Standby, a low power technology in laptops, a new standby mode that allows you to get back to work even faster than using the standard S3 standby mode. Modern Standby, also known as S0 Low Power Idle, works in much the same way as standby mode in smartphones. Unlike S3, S0 does not shutdown integrated devices completely. Continue reading “How to disable Modern Standby in Windows”
One day you may find that the Fast Startup feature is missing in Windows 11 Power Options, much to your surprise. By default, a checkbox named “Turn on fast startup (recommended)” is available on the Power Options page in the classic Control Panel.
This post explain how to add the Hibernate option to the power button menu in the Start menu. The command can be used to put your computer to hibernation instead of shut down.
Windows 10 comes with a feature “Fast Startup” enabled by default. It speeds up the boot process. Fast Startup makes Windows boot very fast.It depends on hibernation. You can disable full hibernation to save disk space but keep Fast Startup enabled in Windows 10.